rebus sic stantibus
[ree-buh s sik stan-tuh-buh s]
- (of the duration of the binding force treaty) for as long as the relevant facts and circumstances remain basically the same.
Origin of rebus sic stantibus
First recorded in 1840–50, rebus sic stantibus is from the Latin word rēbus sīc stantibus with things remaining thus
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